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Rebels
29
26
FT
Brumbies
BRU
Super Rugby
Friday 08 March 2019, 3:45am EST

Rebels v Brumbies

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  • FT
  • ConversionQuade Cooper
    71'
  • TRY!Jack Maddocks
    69'
  • ConversionQuade Cooper
    64'
  • TRY!Will Genia
    64'
  • ConversionChristian Lealiifano
    61'
  • TRY!Rob Valetini
    59'
  • ConversionQuade Cooper
    53'
  • TRY!Jack Maddocks
    51'
  • TRY!Marika Koroibete
    40'
  • PENALTY TRY!
    40'
  • HT
  • Yellow CardMatt Gibbon
    40'
  • TRY!Folau Fainga'a
    32'
  • Yellow CardAdam Coleman
    32'
  • Penalty GoalQuade Cooper
    28'
  • ConversionChristian Lealiifano
    18'
  • TRY!Henry Speight
    17'
  • KO

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
255
264
Metres
40
45
Carries
21
17
Defenders beaten
9
6
Clean breaks
79
98
Passes
3
2
Offloads
8
9
Turnovers conceded
4
6
Turnovers won
107
117
Tackles
17
21
Missed tackles
Rebels T C P
15 Dane Haylett-Petty 0 0 0
14 Jack Maddocks 2 0 0
13 Tom English 0 0 0
12 Bill Meakes 0 0 0
11 Marika Koroibete 1 0 0
10 Quade Cooper 0 3 1
9 Will Genia 1 0 0
1 Matt Gibbon 0 0 0
2 Robbie Abel 0 0 0
3 Sam Talakai 0 0 0
4 Matt Philip 0 0 0
5 Adam Coleman 0 0 0
6 Robert Leota 0 0 0
7 Brad Wilkin 0 0 0
8 Isi Naisarani 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Anaru Rangi 0 0 0
17 Tetera Faulkner 0 0 0
18 Jermaine Ainsley 0 0 0
19 Luke Jones 0 0 0
20 Ross Haylett-Petty 0 0 0
21 Michael Ruru 0 0 0
22 Richard Hardwick 0 0 0
23 Reece Hodge 0 0 0
Brumbies T C P
15 Thomas Banks 0 0 0
14 Henry Speight 1 0 0
13 Tevita Kuridrani 0 0 0
12 Tom Wright 0 0 0
11 Andy Muirhead 0 0 0
10 Christian Lealiifano 0 2 0
9 Joe Powell 0 0 0
1 Scott Sio 0 0 0
2 Folau Fainga'a 1 0 0
3 Allan Alaalatoa 0 0 0
4 Rory Arnold 0 0 0
5 Sam Carter 0 0 0
6 Rob Valetini 1 0 0
7 David Pocock 0 0 0
8 Thomas Cusack 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Josh Mann-Rea 0 0 0
17 James Slipper 0 0 0
18 Les Leulua'iali'i-Makin 0 0 0
19 Murray Douglas 0 0 0
20 Peter Samu 0 0 0
21 Ryan Lonergan 0 0 0
22 Wharenui Hawera 0 0 0
23 Chance Peni 0 0 0

Standings

Super Rugby

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
3 Rebels 48 13
8 Brumbies 48 11
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  • FULL-TIME: The Rebels have defeated the Brumbies 29-26 in a major second half comeback lead by Will Genia. In what turned out to be very much a game of two halves, the Brumbies had control of the flow in the first 40 minutes but the Rebels hit back strongly with better discipline and communication translating to attacking momentum with a 26 point second half to secure another victory and remain undefeated.
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  • Hooter sounds, the ball pops out the back of the pack and Genia kicks it deep into the stands.
    80'''
  • Rebels taking the scrum looking to get another score and a possible bonus point.
    79''
  • PENALTY REBELS - not releasing the ball.
    79''
  • Ball pops up in the ruck and the Brumbies get possession.
    78''
  • PENALTY REBELS - offside.
    76''
  • Into the final 5 minutes and the Rebels are within 5 metres of the line.
    76''
  • Rebels inside the 22.
    75''
  • Knock-on both ways and the Rebels get possession 10 metres inside the Brumbies' half.
    73''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Rebels (Cooper) 29-26 ... Cooper's kick hits the left upright and goes through. The tide has turned!
    71''
  • Try
    TRY! Rebels (Maddocks) 27-26 ... Maddocks gets another and the Rebels take the lead with 10 minutes to go.
    70''
  • Haylett-Petty over the line but held up. The referee will take play back to the penalty spot having paid the advantage.
    70''
  • Genia on fire in this second half and leading his team in a strong attacking ressurgence.
    69''
  • PENALTY REBELS 
    68''
  • PENALTY REBELS - front row collapsing and the referee losing patience after yet another scrum reset.
    67''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Rebels (Cooper) 22-26 ... Rebels not done yet.
    65''
  • Try
    TRY! Rebels (Will Genia) 20-26 .. brilliant dash and weave out of the scrum to the line by Genia under the posts.
    65''
  • SUB: Ala'alatoa OFF with an arm injury and Pocock also to the bench.
    64''
  • Rebels close to scoring except for some desperate work from Arnold to hold the ball up.
    63''
  • SUB: Tom English OFF; Reece Hodge ON ... much to the delight of the crowd.
    63''
  • PENALTY REBELS - high tackle.
    62''
  • More work for the Rebels to do but still plenty of time.
    62''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Brumbies (Leali'ifano) 15-26
    61''
  • Try
    TRY! Brumbies (Rob Valetini) 15-24
    60''
  • SUB: Adam Coleman sent off for an HIA after the referee stopped play following a massive collision with James Slipper.
    59''
  • PENALTY REBELS - front row collapsed by Ala'alatoa
    58''
  • Scrum feed to the Rebels just metres in front of their own posts.
    57''
  • Brumbies close to the line and claiming a grounding but the referee rules a knock-on. 
    56''
  • PENALTY BRUMBIES 
    55''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Rebels (Cooper) 15-19 ... Rebels on the comeback - will it be a repeat of Round 1?
    53''
  • Try
    TRY! Rebels (Maddocks) 13-19
    52''
  • Knock-on by the Brumbies inside their own 22. Momentum might be turning for the homeside.
    52''
  • Koroibete goes for a run making the Brumbies a bit nervbous about what could be.
    51''
  • Rebels numbers back to full strength as Gibbon comes back on the field.
    50''
  • Rebels on the attack and Genia's kick finds touch.
    50''
  • PENALTY REBELS - side entry by the Brumbies.
    49''
  • Pass fumbled by Speight, so the Rebels get the scrum feed just inside the Brumbies half.
    47''
  • Brumbies controlled the tempo of the game through the first 40 and will be looking to keep that strategy going in the second half.
    44''
  • MISSED CONVERSION! Cooper's kick just slides past the right ;post.
    42''
  • Try
    TRY! Rebels (Marika Koroibete) 8-19 ... inside the first minute, a score from the kick-off. That was much needed.
    41''
  • Players are back on the field for the second half where the Rebels will have to reset their gameplan and mindset to pull this one back.
    40''
  • HALF-TIME: The Brumbies are leading the Rebels 19-3 after a half which saw the Rebels rack up a large number of penalties (11-3) and two yellow cards - frustration seems to be the mood going into the changerooms at the break for the men in blue.
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  • Yellow Card
    YELLOW CARD REBELS - Matt Gibbon will also spend some time on the sideline when the second half gets underway.
    40'+2''
  • Try
    PENALTY TRY! Brumbies 3-19
    40'+2''
  • Banks kicks to touch in the corner and will be looking to increase their lead before heading to the rooms.
    40'''
  • PENALTY BRUMBIES - not rolling away.
    40'''
  • Hooter sounds as the Brumbies go inside the 22.
    40''
  • Into the final minute of the first half and the Rebels will be looking to reset their gameplan at the break.
    39''
  • PENALTY BRUMBIES - hands in the ruck and the Rebels are NOT happy.
    38''
  • Opportunity for the Rebels with a good field position at the lineout throw.
    38''
  • Rebels looking a little rattled by some consistent penalties paid against them - and now a man down.
    36''
  • MISSED CONVERSION! Leali'ifano misses the posts to the right.
    35''
  • Try
    TRY! Brumbies (Leali'ifano) 3-12
    34''
  • Yellow Card
    YELLOW CARD REBELS - Adam Coleman is made to pay for several infringements and he is off to the sin bin.
    33''
  • PENALTY BRUMBIES -  several offside calls have undone the Rebels defence.
    32''
  • PENALTY BRUMBIES - Offside by Jack Maddocks.
    30''
  • Penalty Goal
    GOAL! Rebels (Quade Cooper) 3-7 ... getting on the scoreboard will go some way to settling the Rebels gameplan.
    29''
  • Tempers are fraying on the field.
    28''
  • PENALTY REBELS - tackler not releasing.
    28''
  • Powell grabs the bouncing ball deep in defence but puts a foot into touch and the Rebels are on the attack again.
    27''
  • Will Genia has the scrum feed for the Rebels at the halfway line.
    26''
  • Finally the referee pays a knock on to the Rebels... crowd calls its appreciation.
    25''
  • Chip kick ahead by Banks sees Cooper carry it through the end zone.
    24''
  • PENALTY BRUMBIES - not releasing the ball by Haylett-Petty.
    23''
  • Another brilliant steal by Pocock.
    22''
  • Now some rare possession in opposition territory for the hosts.
    21''
  • PENALTY REBELS - joining the maul incorrectly.
    21''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Brumbies (Christian Leali'ifano) 0-7
    19''
  • Try
    TRY! Brumbies (Hewnry Speight) 0-5 ... crowd not happy as his boot was shown on review to be as close as he could be to the touch line.
    19''
  • TMO - Try or No Try? Was Speight in touch before the grounding in the corner?
    19''
  • Powell floats the pass wide to Speight bu he may have been moved into touch by Koroibete.
    18''
  • PENALTY BRUMBIES - front row collapsed by Matt Gibbon.
    17''
  • Huge amount of action happening within 10 metres of the try line. Scrum feed again for the Brumbies.
    16''
  • PENALTY BRUMBIES - offside at the ruck.
    15''
  • PENALTY BRUMBIES - obstructing the lifter.
    13''
  • PENALTY BRUMBIES - tackler not releasing. The Brumbies should be looking to roll the maul across the line.
    13''
  • Banks makes a strong run and almost gets to the line.
    12''
  • PENALTY BRUMBIES - joining the maul incorrectly.
    11''
  • Cooper's kick upfield eludes Banks and bounces into touch - a good outcome for the Rebels inside opposition territory.
    11''
  • A bit of kick-to-kick action up and down the mid-field sees the Brumbies finally take the advantage with possession inside the Rebels' half.
    9''
  • Again Leali'ifano's kick does not find touch and the Rebels are back on the attack.
    6''
  • Some trouble setting the scrum - how long will the referee's patience last?
    5''
  • Unfortunate knock-on means a lost early opportunity for the hosts. Brumbies with the scrum feed well inside their own 22.
    3''
  • PENALTY REBELS 
    3''
  • Leali'ifano overcooks a kick to clear upfield and it goes into touch close to the halfway - which means the Rebels get a sniff in opposition territory.
    2''
  • Whistle blows, crowd roars. 
    1''
  • Teams have warmed up and are now on the park and ready to get the game underway. 
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  • The Brumbies however have only won one from three and despite sitting second behind the Rebels, will feel they need to chalk this one up in the W column.
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  • Due to an early bye, the Rebels have only played two games - but they have won both and currently sit atop the Australian Conference table.
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  • This is a rematch of the opening round where the Rebels took the points in Canberra - so the Brumbies will be keen to return the favour.
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  • In the second match of the night the action moves across the Tasman where the Melbourne Rebels take on the ACT Brumbies at AAMI Park in Melbourne.
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